Opinion

President Biden just restored Bears Ears National Monument’s boundaries. Now it’s time for deeper healing and restorative justice for the region’s Indigenous people.

When, how, and what to tune in for running, cycling, sport climbing, surfing, and more

Leaders of the nonprofit Indigenous Women Outdoors describe how learning about the traditional territories where they ski and snowboard enhances their time outside and connects them with their ancestors

With working conditions like these, who would let their babies grow up to race bikes for a living?

When it comes to public image for our elected officials, being seen on a bicycle is as fraught as a first dinner with the in-laws

It's long enough to work the magic, but short enough that there's no excuse not to do it

The pandemic has led to an unexpected positive—people reclaiming streets in ways that have made urban America more bikeable, walkable, and enjoyable. Preserving that will take work, but it’s worth it.

'The Quiet Force' investigates the interdependence of mountain-town tourism and the immigrant labor force

The American Museum of Natural History is taking down its memorial to Theodore Roosevelt, and the hunting world should take note

Our lands and waters are fundamental to our heritage, health, and culture. We must invest in them.

Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.

Post something anti-racist instead. Better yet, do something anti-racist instead.

You're contributing to America's addiction to speeding—and you're much more likely to kill someone

Locked-down cities have opened streets to cyclists and pedestrians. But what happens when the traffic comes back?

Gravel may be all the rage, but nothing teaches you more about being a cyclist than riding on the road

'Last Call for the Bayou' follows five Louisiana residents as they battle to keep their industries alive amid disappearing wetlands

To all the firefighters, nurses, grocery store clerks and stockers, postal employees, and sanitation workers: we appreciate you

Surfers Belinda Baggs, Liz Clark, and Moona Whyte​​​​​​​ reflect on their relationship to conservation

Flouting the law is in our blood, but for the time being, caution equals caring

Instead of figuring out what to do about the 2020 race, organizers should start planning for next year and use the opportunity to finally create a true women's Tour de France. Here's how it could work.

And they're even more important during the coronavirus pandemic

Flatten the curve, skip the group ride, and head for the hills solo—it'll do wonders for your body and mind

Some people are behaving badly in the face of a pandemic. Others are making the outdoor world proud.

As wilderness hubs like Bishop and Moab shutter their gates to visitors, what's an outdoor lover to do during a pandemic? We're here to help.

As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan

Wes Siler and legendary alpinist Conrad Anker explain why your vote matters and how to make it count

Here, Wes Siler and legendary mountain climber Conrad Anker walk through the first step: registering to vote​​​​​​​

Influencers and conservationists of color take a hike through Harold Richardson Redwood Preserve to discuss diversity on public lands

A little goes a long way (for your ego)

Can the sport’s trendiest discipline reinvigorate its national governing body? And should we even care?

In 'Fine Lines,' from director Dina Khreino, climbers Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill, and Emily Harrington discuss their thoughts on risk and fear

Lucy Parks found trail culture far from fully accepting but refused to let fear stop them from thru-hiking the AT

Don't be the Jerry that breaks these

With Americans surging onto public lands like never before, search and rescue operations are becoming overwhelmed—and help is not on the way

Bad behavior might be jeopardizing access to Kingdom Trails, one of the premier networks on the East Coast. Here's what we can learn from it.

Skier Greg Hill attempts big-mountain pursuits with only electricity and a front-wheel-drive Chevy Bolt

Or why you should absolutely make room in your bag for those shrimp skewers on your next trip

On the bike, laws are secondary and survival is paramount

Getting one was, by far, the most powerful personal action I could take for our planet

We keep hearing about the supposed dangers of shared e-scooters, but the numbers tell a different story

There's no right way to grieve the death of a beloved pet

Tech shaming has made us believe that the outdoor experience has to be pure or nothing. Here's why you should absolve your guilt about using your gadgets in nature.

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